Marcus Antonius Victorinus
Founder of the second Mithraeum of Aquincum.
Biography of Marcus Antonius Victorinus
- Marcus Antonius Victorinus was a brother of the Mithraeum of Aquincum II in Victorinus's house. He was a(n) Decurion, aedelis and duumvir.
- Active circa early 3rd century in Aquincum, Pannonia inferior (Pannonia).
The second Mithraeum of Aquincum was founded by Marcus Antonius Victorinus, in his house located in the civil part of the 2nd century Roman city Aquincum, in lower Pannonia.
Due to the size of the house and the importance of its location we supposes that Marcus Antonius Victorinus was an influential individual. He has also dedicated a number of small altars within the same sanctuary.
Marcus Antonius Victorinus lived in Aquincum around the end of the 2nd century and the first half of the 3rd century. His family probably came from the eastern half of the Roman Empire.
His titles include decurio, aedilis, and even duumvir.
Other brothers from Aquincum
Inscriptions to Cautes and Cautopates of Aquincum
These two inscriptions appear on two statue bases of the Mithraeum II of Aquincum.
Deo Cau/topati / M. Ant(onius) / Victori/nus / dec(urio) col(oniae) / Aq(uinci) / aedilis.
To Cautopates, Marcus Antonius Victorinus, decurion of the colony of Aquincum, aedile.
Tauroctony of Symphorus and Marcus from Aquincum
This sculpture of Mithras killing the sacred bull bears an inscription that mentions the donors.